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Outreach during a global pandemic: The ABRC’s shift to a virtual format

Written by Courtney Price, Education & Outreach Specialist for the Arabidopsis Biological Resource Center and the Center for Applied Plant Sciences, Graduate Program Coordinator for the Translational Plant Sciences Graduate Program, The Ohio State University. Though information about the COVID-19 virus had been percolating in the news for a while, it wasn’t until March of […]

Being an active dad has made me a better scientist

A guest post by Fernando Silveira. My mind is still asleep but I hear a baby crying. I can’t tell the exact time, but it’s dark outside. It’s my shift to take care of our 5-mo old baby while my wife tries to get some rest. If things get too noisy, my other two kids […]

What if Plant Scientists were as Diverse as the Plants we Study?

Guest post by Jennifer Nemhauser & Elizabeth Haswell This spring, in collaboration with Joanna Friesner, we launched DiversifyPlantSci (1), an on-line directory of self-nominated plant scientists who share identity with groups that are currently minoritized in STEM fields. Membership now exceeds 250 people, and includes scientists who identify as belonging to racial or ethnic groups other […]